New York Fashion Week Runway Review: Candela Fall 2013 Collection

The Girl in the Check Scarf reviews the Candela Fall 2013 collection at New York Fashion Week

Fashion on the prairie: Candela’s Fall 2013 collection took its 1920s woman on a field trip through the rustic wilderness. Typical grungy pieces — denim shirts, oversized sweaters, and black leather jackets — were given the western treatment when adorned with countless fringes and lace accents. Everyday pieces accompanied short, sparkly, flapper-style skirts and lace midis and maxis. I really take note when a collection invents a new styling idea, and Candela did just that! Shiny, bejeweled headbands and brooches topped casual beanie hats, giving them a touch of glamor. I definitely want to try this at home!

Trend-wise, the collection was spot on. The fall 2013 collections are sprinkled with hints of glitter, and sheer skirts paired with jackets have been popular on the runways. They’re not practical, but they sure are pretty. My favorite look was the long pink satin gown paired with a white beanie — quite a showstopper.

See some of my favorite outfits from Candela’s Fall 2013 collection in the gallery below. Visit Woman’s Wear Daily (here) for the full collection.

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About The Girl in the Check Scarf:
Sarah Justine is a 17-year-old student/fashion blogger with nothing to wear, who reads The New Yorker, and schemes of going to Paris. She’s been blogging daily for three years at, and in March of 2012 she was named “One Of The Top 10 Bloggers Under 18” by She is a TED attendee, fashion and technology geek, aspiring trend forecaster, and constant wearer of black clothing. She is currently a senior in high school and resides in Poughkeepsie, NY.

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